LONG BEACH, Calif. – In Daegu, South Korea, Amanda Dowdy and Irene Pollock earned their third Top 10 finish of the year on the FIVB World Tour.

Amanda Dowdy and Irene Pollock tied for fifth at the Daegu 1 Star tournament, on Saturday. The women-only event featured 16 teams that played in single-elimination main draw action.


Dowdy and Pollock were the lone American team at the tournament. In the opening round, they defeated Cecilie Olsen/Laerke Gronfeldt of Denmark, 21-18, 25-22. In the quarterfinal, the American duo fell in two frames, to Thailand’s Varapatsorn Radarong/Tanarattha Udomchavee, 21-19, 21-17.

This season, the duo have finished in the Top 10 at all of their World Tour events. Prior to this week, Dowdy and Pollock tied for ninth in Nanjing and Nantong (China), both 2-Star tournaments.

The U.S. beach volleyball teams continue with the FIVB World Tour, with concurrent tournaments next week:
July 19-23 Olsztyn, Poland 4 Star
July 20-22 Ulsan, South Korea 1 Star, women only
July 21-23 Agadir, Morocco 1 Star

FIVB Daegu 1-Star Roster 
Athletes    Entry
Amanda Dowdy Irene Pollock Main Draw

UPCOMING EVENTS | Add to your schedule
July 14-16 NORCECA Varadero
July 14-16 FIVB Daegu 1-Star
July 19-23 FIVB Olsztyn 4-Star
July 20-22 FIVB Ulsan 1-Star
July 20-23 AVP Hermosa Beach
July 20-25 Junior Beach Tour Championships
July 21-23 FIVB Agadir 1-Star
July 28-30 FIVB Espinho 2-Star
July 28-Aug. 6 FIVB Beach World Championships
July 31-Aug. 2 USA Junior Beach Championships

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